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Kenneth Tindall mid-jump holding an old-fashioned microphone in the poster image for I Got Rhythm taken by Jason Tozer

I Got Rhythm

The Roaring Twenties. Jazz, blues, movies, musicals and irresistible glamour. Chic, sassy women, romanced by smooth, sophisticated guys. A heady whirl of parties, champagne and dancing.

Ballet meets jazz in Northern Ballet's sizzling I Got Rhythm. A perfect fusion of skilful and exuberant dance, live music and vocal performances, I Got Rhythm celebrates Gershwin's America through his sensational music. Rhapsody in Blue and Summertime capture the romantic, soulful mood of a bygone era, whilst the joyful energy of Girl Crazy and I Got Rhythm create the excitement of the big Broadway musical.

The Northern Ballet Sinfonia performs ‘big band’ style, on stage creating a backdrop to glittering dancers and special guest singers in this jubilant celebration of George and Ira Gershwin's fabulous music.

Who could ask for anything more?

Running Time: 2 hours (approximately)

Jumping high wearing only trousers, Kevin Peoung jumps, open arms, to the audience
Dressed in flat caps and knickerbockers, Kevin Poeung and Benjamin Mitchell leap away from the camera
Keiko Amemori support in grand jete by Javier Torres
Geogina May reaches up with an arm and leg while the others hold her steady on the floor
Ayana Kanda and Hironao Takahashi lean back in celebration which holding tight to each other

Creative Team

Choreography & Costume Design
Music & Lyrics
  • George & Ira Gershwin
Lighting Design
Music Orchestration

Header photo taken by Jason Tozer, production photos Emma Kauldhar